The World Bank has hired Ecorys to assist with the improvement of the healthcare systems of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Dutch consulting firm will be responsible for project management and the provision of technical assistance. Additionally Ecorys will lead a consortium of four Indian companies.
Uttar Pradesh is the largest state in India with more than 200 million inhabitants.
The project will last three years and is intended to assist the Department of Medical Health & Family Welfare in improving the healthcare in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The emphasis is on improving the efficiency, planning and budgeting, the quality of hospital care and on the environment. While at the same time working to improve the social engagement of the health sector and optimize the cooperation with the private health care institutions.
Ecorys will provide its services from its offices in New Delhi, which was opened earlier this year.
The consortium partners of ECORYS are: Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), ICRA Management Consulting Services (IMaCS), TRIOS Development Support and Zon Healthcare Consulting.